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Unread 03-11-2014, 12:51 PM   #1
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2013 Commandocon JKUR Build

Picked up my 2013 Commando Green JKUR in March '13 from the dealership. This is my 4th Jeep but first from the JK line.

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Unread 04-07-2014, 07:31 AM   #2
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This is what she looked like on day 1, March of 2013.

It wasn't long before I had the TOYO 37's and the 17" Trail Ready Beadlocks waiting to go on.



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Unread 04-07-2014, 07:37 AM   #3
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This is not my 1st Jeep by far, after lessons learned of useless bolt on parts and lack of a budget, I knew exactly what this Jeep needed to suit my wheeling style.

To support the TOYO 37's on the front I went with a set of massive RCV axle shafts, Synergy Ball Joints and Teraflex C-Gussets.



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Unread 04-07-2014, 07:45 AM   #4
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Knowing all to well from previous Jeeps I knew a re-gear was necessary to regain my crawl ratio, gas mileage, and peace of mind when im on the rocks. I bounced around the idea of 4.88s, 5.13s and 5.38s. This rig has the 3.6, Rubi case and its an automatic. There is also a much better chance it will end up on 40s or stay on 37s rather than ever see 35s after this set of 37s. So I went with a set of Yukon 5.13's and a set of Yukon master overhaul install kits.

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Unread 04-07-2014, 07:56 AM   #5
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When it came to what lift kit and what size I bounced around RK, Currie, and ultimately chose the Synergy 3" Phase 3 lift kit with 2.0 FOX shocks. I upgraded to all 8 adjustable CA's with JJ's. For the money this kit is the most complete kit on the market. I added in the Synergy front lower CA weld on skids and to take out the rake I added in a set of Teraflex 3/4" leveling pucks.



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Unread 04-07-2014, 08:11 AM   #6
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This rig has been 95% hand built in my garage with the help of my wife, 5yr old son and friends, including mounting the TOYOs on the TRs. I started with the rear end first. All 4 rear control arms, Synergy springs, rear track bar bracket, FOX shocks, lower shock mount brackets, extended steel braided brake lines, bump stops, sway bar links, and I added in a UCF armored diff cover.





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Unread 04-07-2014, 08:24 AM   #7
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The front end was next. All 4 front control arms, Synergy springs, extended steel braided brake lines, bump stops, sway bar links, front track bar bracket, Synergy flipped drag link kit, hi-mount steering stabilizer kit with FOX shock.



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Unread 04-07-2014, 08:41 AM   #8
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For my style of wheeling I needed the best approach and decent angles a set of bumpers could provide. I chose the Rancho stubby front bumper that is built with 1/4" steel, perfect for mounting my ENGO 10Klb winch and Rancho rear tire carrier which is plenty strong enough to hold the heavy 37. I fabricated and welded on a front hoop to protect the rig. I also added the plate deletion kit from GenRight. I quickly swapped out the 5/16 steel cable with a 3/8 Master Pull color matched synthetic line for added strength and safety.







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Unread 04-07-2014, 08:48 AM   #9
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For more protection underneath the rig I went with the EVO Pro Tek kit. I still like the cheaper personality mods, so I Plasti Dipped the front grill and added the Home Depot DIY mesh grill inserts. Here are a couple shots of the front hoop being fabbed up as well.







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Unread 04-07-2014, 08:57 AM   #10
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Keeping with my Synergy build I went with a set of Synergy boat side style Rock Sliders that provide the most protection as well as functionality on the rocks.



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Unread 04-07-2014, 09:14 AM   #11
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I've added a few cool things here and there like a Trasharoo for trail use, a Teraflex CB antenna mount, a set of RotoPax providing 4 gallons of water when needed here in the desert, mounted on the universal RotoPax plate installed on the factory spare tire location bolts.





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I mounted a 52" LED light bar to the top of the windshield a set of 3x2 pillar LEDs and a 12"LED light bar on the front bumper. I went with the Rugged Ridge A-Pillar rocker switch and 4 green Daystar switch kit. I also liked the Drake hood latch kit but decided to fab my own up for $11.00 per side.









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Unread 04-07-2014, 09:35 AM   #13
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My rig is built for the difficult trails as well as great on road manners, its been to Moab, Holy Cross Trail in CO. Choke Cherry in Farmington NM, etc.
This is no trailer queen LOL.








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Unread 04-07-2014, 09:45 AM   #14
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Wow! Nice build!
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Wow! Nice build!
Thank you ! with the help of great friends this build has been fun.
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